These fascinating cousins to the steel drum open up an opportunity for anyone to make a beautiful, ethereal-sounding kind of music.  Invented only recently (2000) by a Swiss couple, they can be played simply or with an astonishing amount of rhythmic and melodic virtuousity.



If you want to know more, Wikipedia has a nice entry on the history of the instrument and how to play it:

A great find for a budding musician or a musician who just wants to experiment with something new.